Posts Tagged ‘Freight’

What Does the Future of Supply Chains Look Like?

Any supply chain manager, listening out above the day-to-day noise generated by continually evolving markets and requirements, will be rightly concerned about bigger geo-political issues.  Like Brexit, US-China tariffs wars, relations with Russia to name just a few…

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Future Supply Chain Manager (only Millennials need apply)

The supply chain industry (particularly the freight transport sector) has, I think it is fair to say, been slow to adopt technology.  The tangible cost is a lack of increased efficiency (lower costs, emissions and congestion) and a greater dependency on ever scarcer resources (paper, good people, etc.).

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Press Release – TGMatrix appoints new Managing Director

We are pleased to announce that Mr Jonathan Nutchey has been appointed Managing Director of TGMatrix, the fully-automated digital freight matching service for shippers and carriers. Having performed the Managing Director role informally for the past six months, Nutchey will now officially be focusing on driving forward the TGMatrix solution, for which he has been…

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Turning Blockchain Into A Supply Chain Advantage

Blockchain has the potential to completely transform transport and supply chain practice and financing. The technology is gaining considerable interest due to it offering a secure, immutable and tamper-proof distributed ledger. Once a block of data has been recorded it is there in perpetuity, for all users to refer to. Information can be added but…

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Big Data Alchemy

We are living in the Big Data era, where every new system or automation produces, retains and generates more and more information – often much more than users know what to do with. This is why reports are so vital ­because they offer a kind of ‘Big Data alchemy’, turning information into golden collateral. Much…

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Digital Freight Matchin

Simultaneous thinking in the digital age

Key to the exploitation of these developments lie in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) systems. Large amounts of data are collected by machines and transmitted to others to be analysed. The results are then sent to yet other machines for execution.

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Digital Freight Matching

Successful Freight Match Takes Intelligence

The load board process is long-winded, labour-intensive, costly and slow, yet still does not guarantee finding the best possible match. What is needed is an intelligent, digital system designed for the digital freight world – not just a better load board.

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Digitalisation – Kiss, Marry, Avoid?

The supply chain and transport industry have long since been the backbone of any business, and in recent years have become more strategic than ever. But the more reports and studies we read, the clearer it becomes… Digitalisation is coming, but far too many of us are still trapped in the ‘traditional way’ of doing…

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